The wrestling community was deeply saddened by the recent passing of WWE and WCW legend Virgil, also known as Vincent, whose real name was Michael Jones. At just 61 years old, Virgil succumbed to health complications stemming from dementia and multiple strokes, leaving behind a legacy cherished by fans worldwide.

Details regarding Virgil’s funeral service have been released via the official website of Coston Funeral Homes. The service is scheduled for March 16th, with visitation taking place from 10 AM to 2 PM, followed by the funeral service at 2 PM on the same day.

In response to the financial strain of funeral costs, GoFundMe campaign has been launched to support Virgil’s grieving family during this challenging time.

As condolences pour in from peers, friends, and fans alike, tributes continue to celebrate the enduring impact of Michael Jones, known to many as Virgil. His contributions to the wrestling world will forever inspire generations of wrestlers and enthusiasts, ensuring that his spirit lives on within the squared circle.


Although Virgil may have left this world, his legacy remains etched in the hearts of those who knew and admired him. As we reflect on his life and career, let us honor his memory by sharing our favorite moments and memories of Virgil in the comments section below.

Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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